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The impact of ITS on CO2 emissions: the contribution of a standardised assessment framework

Wolfermann, Axel and Gade, Kay and Jonkers, Eline (2015) The impact of ITS on CO2 emissions: the contribution of a standardised assessment framework. IET Intelligent Transport Systems, 9 (5), pp. 515-522. Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). doi: 10.1049/iet-its.2014.0146. ISSN 1751-956X.

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Abstract

Intelligent Transport Systems are accepted as an integral part of the transport system. They have high potential in reducing the carbon footprint of traffic while improving efficient and safe transport. The calculation of CO2 emissions arising from the transport sector incorporating the impact of ITS is a challenging task. A systematic assessment methodology will support developers, public authorities and investors in ITS solutions to make sound decisions based on comparable and transparent impact estimates. As the basis for such an assessment the fragmentation of traffic in underlying processes is suggested. These processes can be divided into transport demand related processes and driver behaviour and vehicle related processes. Together these processes lead to traffic flow. Transport processes are influenced by various factors. Both the processes itself and the factors influencing them can be affected by ITS. A systematic analysis of the potential effects of ITS on all these levels is the prerequisite for choosing a suitable modelling approach to quantify the effects. It also ensures the transparency of the modelling process by elucidating the required model sensitivities. The details of such an approach and its context from user needs to a standardised assessment methodology for ITS is described.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/100170/
Document Type:Article
Title:The impact of ITS on CO2 emissions: the contribution of a standardised assessment framework
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Wolfermann, Axelaxel.wolfermann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Gade, Kaykay.gade (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Jonkers, ElineTNOUNSPECIFIED
Date:1 June 2015
Journal or Publication Title:IET Intelligent Transport Systems
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:9
DOI :10.1049/iet-its.2014.0146
Page Range:pp. 515-522
Publisher:Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
ISSN:1751-956X
Status:Published
Keywords:Intelligent Transport Systems, CO2 assessment
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Transport
HGF - Program Themes:Transport System
DLR - Research area:Transport
DLR - Program:V VS - Verkehrssystem
DLR - Research theme (Project):V - Verkehrsentwicklung und Umwelt II (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Transport Research
Deposited By: Wolfermann, Dr.-Ing. Axel
Deposited On:13 Jan 2016 17:39
Last Modified:06 Sep 2019 15:19

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